World Cup opener watched by 7.2 million viewers in US

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The Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) – Ecuador’s 2-0 win over Qatar in this year’s World Cup opener was seen by 7.2 million television viewers in the United States.

Sunday’s game was seen by 3.228 million on the English-language telecast on FS1 and Fox’s streaming services.

It was viewed by 4 million on the Spanish-language broadcast of Telemundo, Peacock and Telemundo Deportes’ digital platforms, all parts of Comcast Corp.’s NBCUniversal.

Fox’s viewership was up 88% from the 2018 opener, a 5-0 romp by host Russia over Saudi Arabia that was televised by the main Fox network on a Thursday.

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11/22/2022 3:13:14 PM (GMT -6:00)

 

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